Shocking image shows 11-year-old girl's skin left red raw after a snakebite
The unidentified girl, from a rural part of Zambia, was originally nipped on the arm and went to local healers for 'traditional' remedies. However, they failed to work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zambia: Measles Alert!
[Times of Zambia] Zambia has extended a measles immunisation campaign to its neighbouring countries as a way of sealing all possible loopholes for infections. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Improving the Lives of Millions of Mothers and Children
[IPS] Pemba, Zambia -It is slightly after 3pm on a hot Wednesday afternoon in Chipata district, eastern Zambia, and a group of women are gathering for a meeting. It is Elizabeth Tembo's turn to stand amongst the other mothers like herself and share key lessons on nutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 29, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Improving the Lives of Millions of Mothers and Children
A group of farmers attend a field day on diversification for improved productivity and nutrition. Experts have recognised the agricultural sector’s special role in mitigating child and maternal under-nutrition in vulnerable groups through the increased availability of diversified diets. Credit: Friday Phiri/IPS By Friday PhiriPEMBA, Zambia, Apr 26 2019 (IPS) It is slightly after 3pm on a hot Wednesday afternoon in Chipata district, eastern Zambia, and a group of women are gathering for a meeting. It is Elizabeth Tembo’s turn to stand amongst the other mothers like herself and share key lessons on nutrition. It...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Friday Phiri Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Population Projects Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Nut Source Type: news

Zambia: End Malaria Council Launched in Zambia
[Macepa] The first ever country-level End Malaria Council was launched this month by the Government of the Republic of Zambia. The President, Edgar Lungu, officially convened the EMC and requested the Minster of Health, Chitalu Chilufya, to serve as chair. The EMC aims to close the country's funding gap by promoting national investment and resource allocation, fostering efficiencies in program implementation, and securing and sustaining donor commitments from the public and private sectors. Council members include (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

Zambia: 10,000 Babies Born With HIV
[Times of Zambia] THE National AIDS Council (NAC) has said that about 10,000 children are born with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Zambia annually. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 4, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Alcohol and tobacco use among men in Zambia and Zimbabwe - Yaya S, Bishwajit G.
BACKGROUND: To date, there is no country-representative study on tobacco and alcohol use in Zambia and Zimbabwe despite the fact that these two countries rank among the top producers of tobacco worldwide. To fill this research gap, we conducted this study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Africa: Strong System, Financing 'Key' for Zambian Universal Health Coverage
[allAfrica] Praia -allAfrica's Nontobeko Mlambo is in Praia, Cabo Verde, for the second WHO Africa Health Forum. This year the focus is on attaining universal health coverage for the continent - here she speaks with Dr Abel Kabalo, director in Zambia's department of health, who was on the panel discussing Multisector Collaboration to Improve Health Outcomes . (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Introduction of Health Insurance Bill Vital
[Times of Zambia] NO one plans to get sick or hurt. But most people need medical care; such as a visit to see a doctor, a prescription drug, a lab test, physical therapy, counselling or some other type of medical attention at some point. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Understanding the National Health Insurance Scheme
[Times of Zambia] DID you know that in a population of nearly 16 million Zambians, only 3.9 per cent have access to health insurance? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: State to Cut Number of Patients Going for Treatment Abroad
[Times of Zambia] IMAGINE a day when patients from other countries will be flocking to Zambia for specialist medical attention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 27, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Clinical Research Associate - Liverpool, UK
 Liverpool school of Tropical Medicine's Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane, and established theCochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now recognised as one of Cochrane's premier groups, with over 150 Cochrane reviews and 600 authors, and is well-linked with the World Health Organization.We are looking to expand the centre. As part of this, we are recruiting staff for the "Research, Evidence and Development Initiative " (READ-It) programme th...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Launches TB Preventive Therapy Guidelines During the World TB Day Commemoration
[WHO] The Ministry of Health launched the guidelines for Management of Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Infection during the 2019 World TB Day commemoration to strengthen the treatment of the disease at primary care level. The guidelines are meant to contribute to further reduction of TB cases in the country and support efforts towards its elimination. Although TB is preventable and curable, it has continued to be a major cause of ill-health and death in the country. The disease is also the commonest opportunistic infec (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - March 25, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia bans energy drink with male sex booster Viagra
Zambia banned an energy drink on Wednesday after it was shown to have been adulterated with the male sex booster Viagra, according to authorities in Ndola, the city of manufacture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambia: 'Teen Mothers Dominate Gwembe Health Centres'
[Times of Zambia] About 37 out of every group of 100 pregnant women accessing health facilities in Gwembe of Southern Province are teenagers aged between 15 and 19 years, health authorities in the region have revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Statement in Solidarity With Zambian Activists Calling for Amendment of the Mental Health Bill
[SALC] Mental health law reform in Zambia is desperately overdue. The outdated Mental Disorders Act [Chapter 305 of the Laws of Zambia] perpetuates discrimination, human rights violations, and abuses against persons with mental disabilities. It denies mental health care users the rights to live with dignity, make decisions about their care, and access community-based services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: HPTN 071 Demonstrates Community-Wide HIV Prevention Strategy Can Reduce New Infections
[HPTN] Durham, NC -Researchers today presented results from the HPTN 071 (PopART) study at the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle. The study examined the impact of a package of HIV prevention interventions on community-level HIV incidence in urban and peri-urban communities in Zambia and South Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 5, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Michele Broemmelsiek Joins IntraHealth ’s Executive Team
February 28, 2019 Chapel Hill, NCIntraHealth International welcomedMichele Broemmelsiek to its executive team this week.As the new chief program officer and head of the Center for Program Delivery and Learning, she is responsible for overall program delivery at IntraHealth and providing visionary leadership to shape, guide, and implement our programmatic agenda.“One of the things that drew me to IntraHealth is its commitment to designing an organizational structure that’s agile and prepared for change in our field,” Broemmelsiek says. “This structure means we’ll be able to do better programm...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Zambia: Deploy More Staff to Man Health Facilities - JICA
[Times of Zambia] ZAMBIA'S public health facilities increased to 2,479 in 2017 from 1,340 in 2005, while health posts increased to 998 from 98 during the same interval, according to the 2019 National Health Census Analytical Report. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Govt Commits to Ending Cholera By 2025
[WHO] The Zambian government has committed itself to ending cholera by the year 2025 through the validation of the national multi-sectoral cholera elimination plan for the period 2019 to 2025. Four cabinet ministers signed a pledge of commitment to end cholera in the country at the closing ceremony of a workshop which was organized by the Ministry of Health to finalise and validate the cholera elimination plan. The multi-sectoral cholera elimination plan will be used to mobilise resources and guide the strategie (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Imaging Sciences Department Develops Radiology Training Program for Future Zambian Doctors
The University of Rochester employs about 80 radiologists; the country of Zambia has one. A collaboration between Michael Potchen, M.D., professor in the Department of Imaging Sciences, URMC Imaging residents, and the Zambian Ministry of Health aims to address this disparity by training Zambian medical school graduates in radiology. This endeavor is unique in that, while Potchen is the attending physician overseeing the project, URMC Imaging residents are actually running the program. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New Project in Zambia Will Combat Gender-Based Violence, Expand Services for Survivors
February 11, 2019In Zambia, IntraHealth International and our partners are working to end gender-based violence (GBV) and prevent the spread of HIV by promoting gender equity and human rights as part of a new $17 million, five-yearproject funded by the United States Agency for International Development. An additional $10 million may be used to pursue new opportunities to address GBV for up to five more years.IntraHealth will work with lead partner Zambia Center for Communication Programmes and others to bolster access to services for survivors of GBV and support laws and policies that protect and advance equality among men...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Zambia USAID Stop Gender-Based Violence (USAID Stop GBV) HIV & AIDS Gender Equality Quality of Care Source Type: news

Zambia: Controversial Sackings in Zambia's Health Sector Spark Political Rumours
[Daily Maverick] The Zambian government has controversially removed two leading members of the Health Professions Council of Zambia, allegedly because it believes the council is making the ruling party unpopular in an area facing a key by-election. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

EB144/CONF./2 Rev.1
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities Draft resolution proposed by Eswatini, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leadership Program for Frontline Nurses Aims to Advance Universal Health Coverage in Zambia
January 25, 2019Nurses heading community health facilities in Zambia improved their capacity to lead frontline teams to achieve high-quality services and advance universal health coverage through a 12-month blended learning program designed with technical contributions from IntraHealth International. Results from the initial application of the program were published in the December issue ofGlobal Health: Science and Practice.In Zambia, nurses and nurse-midwives lead more than half of rural facilities and guide primary health care delivery, including managing community health workers. Based on an assessment, the Ministry of...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Zambia Primary Health Care to Communities (PHC2C) Human Resources Management Management and Performance Nurses Source Type: news

Zambia: Fewer Medical Cases Being Referred Abroad
[Times of Zambia] THE modernisation of health facilities and improved capacity to handle complicated ailments in Zambia has led to a reduction in the evacuation of patients to other countries for specialist treatment by about 68 cases within one year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"They say that I have lost my integrity by breaking my virginity": experiences of teen school going mothers in two schools in Lusaka Zambia - Nkwemu S, Jacobs CN, Mweemba O, Sharma A, Zulu JM.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent school-going mothers return to school in the rekindled hope of obtaining an education. However, their re-introduction into the school environment requires adequate support from teachers, fellow pupils, and the community. The purpose ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How The Power Of SMS Is Solving Zambia's Malaria Epidemic
Malaria is a grueling challenge for many countries across the world, but non-profit PATH and cloud firm Twilio are looking to solve this through SMS technology. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicholas Fearn, Contributor Source Type: news

Global Health: In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria
Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Malaria Children and Childhood Ambulances Bicycles and Bicycling Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Zambia World Health Organization Cipla Ltd Gates, Bill and Melinda, Foundation Africa Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Indigenous Company Help Fight Drug Shortages
[The Herald] A Gweru-based holding company TM Group is assisting in resolving drug shortages in hospitals and pharmacies by importing drugs through its subsidiary, Prime Mutual Properties in Zambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia Pilot Demonstrates How to Save Lives, Scale Relief for Children Suffering from Malaria
ByCathy Green Senior technical adviser for community engagement, MAMaZ Against Malaria,Paula Quigley Technical lead, DAI Global HealthDecember 04, 2018The secret: motivated, well-trained community health volunteers.Thousands of infants and children in rural Zambia suffer or die unnecessarily from malaria each year because they lack access to high-quality medicines and proper medical care. But a recent pilot program shows how trained local volunteers administering crucial medicine can keep a child well enough to be transported to a health care facility for further, potentially lifesaving treatment.With technical and finan...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Zambia: No Zika Here - UK Envoy
[Times of Zambia] British envoy Fergus Cochrane-Dyet says the misinformation by some sections of the media in his country that there is an outbreak of Zika virus in Zambia is a threat to the country's tourism sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Mother in Trouble for Taking Twin Children Off ARVs
[Times of Zambia] A Choma woman could be in serious trouble after it was alleged she took her 14-year-twins off their ARVs based on her faith that they were healed. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

3 Ways to End the Global HIV Epidemic —Locally
November 29, 2018It won ’t happen from an office or a conference room. It’ll happen on the front lines.If ever there was a day we wish didn ’t need commemorating, it’s World AIDS Day.We wish the virus had never made the jump from chimps to humans, morphing from simian immunodeficiency virus to HIV and altering the course of history in the process. We wish it hadn ’t orphaned countless children or infected them before they were even born. We wish it had never killed 39 million people and that there was no reason at all to mark December 1 this way, as we have for the past 30 years.Fortunately, w...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./2
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities Draft resolution proposed by Kingdom of Eswatini, Ethiopia, Republic of Zambia and United Republic of Tanzania (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - November 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Investing More in Sexual Reproductive Health
[Times of Zambia] YOUNG people around the world have implored global leaders to invest in quality, youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ambitious Agenda, Ambitious Financing? UNGA Shows a Long Way Still to Go for SDGs
Discussions around the strategy’s launch revealed plenty of evidence recognising the urgency of transforming economic and financial systems to advance sustainable development. Research by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched on the morning of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting, points to alarming trends in several of the SDGs.Four hundred million people are likely to be living in extreme poverty in 2030; there is slow progress in reducing inequalities in wealth, income or gender; world hunger is on the rise; and access to safe water and sanitation is actually in decline in some countries.T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Garett and Kathryn Tobin Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambia Heightens Its Capacity for Preventing and Responding to the Threat of an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease
[WHO] Zambia has been classified by the World Health Organisation to be at very high risk of importation of cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) from the ongoing epidemic of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the heightened transmission of the virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IntraHealth Welcomes Dai Hozumi to Executive Team
November 01, 2018Dai Hozumi has joinedIntraHealth International ’s executive team as chief technical officer and leader of IntraHealth ’s Center for Technical Excellence.In this new role, Hozumi will provide visionary leadership to shape, guide, and implement IntraHealth's technical agenda. He will also focus on driving new business and ensuring the quality of our technical products and services as IntraHealth forges new paths within a rapidly evolving global health and development landscape.Hozumi has over 20 years of experience in strategy development and execution, including extensive experience managing com...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

The Invisible, Hungry Hand
A worker on a farm in Kiambu district, central Kenya, that produces tea for export. Nearly 80 percent of rural farmers in developing countries earn less than USD1.25 per day. Credit: Charles Wachira/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 2018 (IPS)The very people who help put food on our tables often face numerous human rights violations, forcing them go to bed hungry.In an annual report set to be presented to governments at the United Nations this week, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Hilal Elver found that agricultural workers worldwide continue to face barriers in their right to food including dangero...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Food and Agriculture Organiz Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambia Trial Cuts Severe Malaria Deaths By 96%
[SciDev.Net] Kisumu, Kenyai -A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia Trial Cuts Severe Malaria Deaths By 96%
[SciDev.Net] Kisumu, Kenyai -A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia:Preparing for Future Ebola Outbreaks in Zambia
[SciDev.Net] Blantyre City -Zambia has begun training healthcare workers in provinces that border the Democratic Republic of Congo so that rapid response teams have the necessary skills to prepare and respond to an Ebola outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia prepares health workers for an Ebola outbreak
Government staff in the central African country will be trained how to spot, treat and prevent Ebola amid fears people crossing the border from the DRC could bring the deadly virus with them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS to partner with Commonwealth nations to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
This news story outlines how the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship, funded by the Department of Health and Social Care's Fleming Fund, will send up to 12 volunteer NHS pharmacists and specialist nurses to Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia to work with local health workers against AMR. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan's Kansai to help Zambia paint out malaria
Kansai Plascon, owned by Tokyo-listed Kansai Paint Co Ltd, has launched the world's first mosquito repellant paint in Zambia to help it reach a target to eliminate malaria by 2021, the company and a Japanese government official said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Child labour laws in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe: a comparative analysis - Vambe B, Saurombe A.
This article reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness of child labour laws intended to promote child rights and the protection of children from unfair and forced labour. Legal scholars distinguish between child work and child labour: forced c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

High rates of sexual violence by both intimate and non-intimate partners experienced by adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and Zambia: findings around violence and other negative health outcomes - Mathur S, Okal J, Musheke M, Pilgrim N, Kishor Patel S, Bhattacharya R, Jani N, Matheka J, Banda L, Mulenga D, Pulerwitz J.
BACKGROUND: While links between intimate-partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk have been established, less is known about violence perpetrated by people other than intimate partners. In addition, much of the research on IPV has been conducted with adults, wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news